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Old 1/17/19, 12:45 PM
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Default Questions of the Week January 17

Welcome to another round of Questions of The Week!


Please Read the Introduction and requirements, changes may have been made.

A member of the Awards Committee will post questions, at a random day/time.

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1 - With hot water heating, using radiant heating, what is the maximum ceiling temperature you would want to have in a room with 8 foot ceilings?
a. 70 degrees F
b. 90 degrees F
c. 110 degrees F
d. 130 degrees F
e. 150 degrees F


2 – Which of the following is a safety hazard?
a. The main fuses have a lower rating than the service entrance wire.
b. The main fuses have a higher rating than the service entrance wire.
c. The service box has a higher rating than the service entrance wires.
d. The service box has the same rating as the service entrance wires.
e. The distribution panel has a larger rating than the service entrance wires.


3 – The Hartford loop in a steam system:
a. Automatically maintains the water level
b. Is an equalizer that insures that pressures are equal above and below the water line in the equipment.
c. Precludes siphon action if the unit develops a leak
d. All of the above.


4 – What roof material doesn’t require an underlayment?
a. Asphalt shingles
b. Slate
c. Wood shingles
d. Wood shakes


5 – There is a gas furnace in the basement and you notice your glasses are fogging up:
a. Caused by improper appliance venting
b. Caused by excessive heat
c. Caused by broken humidifier
d. That is normal



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Old 1/17/19, 1:08 PM
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Default Re: Questions of the Week January 17

1.b
2.b
3.c
4.d
5.a



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Old 1/17/19, 2:37 PM
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B
b
c
a
c




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Old 1/17/19, 3:07 PM
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A
b
c
a
c
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C
b
c
a
a




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Come on, some of you guys are killing people here.




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1 - c. 110 degrees F
2 – b. The main fuses have a higher rating than the service entrance wire.
3 – d. All of the above.
4 – d. Wood shakes
5 – a. Caused by improper appliance venting
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Old 1/17/19, 9:49 PM
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Default Re: Questions of the Week January 17

1-e
2-b
3-c
4-d
5-a



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COOL set of questions Dan! ... ...



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COOL set of questions Dan! ... ...
Yes, very nice, Dan...




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Old 1/19/19, 10:29 AM
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1. B
2. B
3. C
4. B
5. A



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Bump...




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Old 1/20/19, 8:01 PM
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Bump again...



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Old 1/20/19, 8:21 PM
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Bump again...
Open for another round of answer? I think I see where I went wrong.




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It is only the first day but it is up to Dan.




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